Cornerstone Research Workshop Series
Scholarship Workshops
Abstract, Presentation, and Poster Workshops


Cornerstone Research Workshops support you in all stages of the research process, from developing a research question to presenting your work! Join us in person or online.

Getting Started With Research

Learn all about the research process and research opportunities at UCLA

  • Thursday, October 3: 4-5 pm (Powell Library InqLab 3, room 330)
  • Wednesday, October 9: 4-5 pm (Powell Library CLICC C, room 320C)
  • Or take this workshop now online

Developing a Research Question

Learn how to turn your interests into a research question

  • Thursday, October 10: 4-5 pm (Powell Library CLICC C, room 320C)
  • Online workshop coming soon

Finding Sources at the UCLA Library

Learn the most effective search strategies for finding what you need

Collecting and Citing Sources

Learn how to create a customized library of resources for your project

Writing a Literature Review

Learn how to organize your research into a coherent and compelling literature review

Developing Your Research Plan

Plan your project from start to finish

Co-sponsored by the UCLA Library, the Undergraduate Writing Center, and the Undergraduate Research Center–Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences.


Find out everything you want to know about applying for research scholarships!

URFP and MMUF Workshops

Learn all about the Undergraduate Research Fellows Program (URFP) and Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program.

  • Tuesday, October 22: 4-5 pm (Powell Library InqLab 3, room 330)
  • Tuesday, October 29: 3-4 pm (Powell Library InqLab 3, room 330)
  • Wednesday, November 6: 4-5 pm (Powell Library InqLab 3, room 330)

MMUF and McNair Info Session and Pizza

Learn all about the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship (MMUF) program and the McNair Research Scholars Program.

  • Wednesday, October 16: 1-2 pm (Campbell Hall, room 1224)


Learn all about writing abstracts and preparing oral presentations and research posters for Undergraduate Research Week and other conferences!

Abstract Workshops

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Creating a Research Poster Workshops

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Poster Presentation Workshops

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Oral Presentation Workshops

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